Ever wondered about studying or working at Edge Hill University?

Future U have teamed up with Edge Hill University (EHU) and the Lancashire Enterprise Adviser Network to organise an event for secondary pupils to showcase EHU as a place of study but also as an employer, with particular focus on the creative and digital sector and the role of a Social Media Manager. The aim of the event is for pupils to understand and gain more information about their future study options and potential careers.

The event was originally planned to take place on campus with joint delivery from EHU and Future U. Obviously this can’t happen in the current circumstances, but we were still keen to run with it so have made the event online.

The event will take place on the following days, to access the event please click the relevant day (you only need to attend one)

Monday 18th May 11am

Tuesday 19th May 2pm

Make sure you click on the link 5 – 10 minutes before scheduled start time so that you can make any adjustments to your settings that you need to.  It is recommended you access the event using Chrome and if possible use headphones.

Please see below a programme for the day;

Introduction to Edge Hill and Higher Education (led by EHU)

Welcome to this Virtual Campus Visit! The day will begin with a brief introduction to Edge Hill University. As part of this introductory session you will learn all about the university – the students, staff, courses, facilities and even what it’s like to live on campus.


Role Introduction – Social Media Manager (led by Future U)

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to work in Social Media, this session will answer those questions! As part of this session you will learn about the role and application process for a job as a Social Media Manager, including interactive activities and challenges.


Employer Q&A Panel 

You will hear from Future U and Edge Hill employees to learn about how they use social media in their jobs, with the chance to ask them questions.


You will also be left with some challenges to put into practice what you have learnt about the role and also test your own creativity on social media.

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